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Stanford is about 7 miles N. of Thetford.
See also Stanfield.
See Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses
- In 1883 the parish was in the
Deanery of Cranwich, in the archdeaconry of Norfolk.
It could have been in a different deanery or archdeaconry both
before and after this date.
- The parish church is dedicated to All Saints.
Nearby Churches of all denominations.
- Church of All Saints
- Description and pictures.
- Tricker, Roy
- All Saints', Stanford, Norfolk.
[Stanford, The Church, 1981]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Church Records
- Farrow, Charles W.
- The Parish Registers of Norfolk: Stanford with Sturston
1699-1837, transcribed and indexed.
[Norwich, Norfolk and Norwich Genealogical Society,
monograph series no.22, 1987]
- Archdeacons' Transcripts or Bishop's Transcripts
- These are not included in Boyd's Marriage Index or Phillimore's
For the civil registration of births, marriages and deaths between 1837
and 1930 (and for the censuses from 1851 to 1901), Stanford was in
Swaffham Registration District.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration
Description and Travel
See Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories
Stanford is in Grimshoe Hundred.
- Parish outline and location.
- See Parish Map for Grimshoe Hundred
- Description of Grimshoe Hundred
- 1845: White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk
Land and Property
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property
- McLean, J.
- Miss Reeve: The account of a Norfolk woman and the Stanford
[ISBN 0952378302, Dereham, 1994]
- Reeve, Lucilla Maud
- Farming on a battleground, by a Norfolk Woman.
[ISBN 0900616601, Wymondham, Geo.R.Reeve, 2000]
[Originally published 1949]
- Reeve, Lucilla Maud
- The earth no longer bare, and other essays, by a Norfolk Woman.
[Wymondham, Geo.R.Reeve, The Model Press, 1948?]
- Modern and Historical Maps
- Maps of the parish.
In 1942 the Stanford Training Area (Stanta) was established, and the
villages of Buckenham Tofts, Langford, Stanford, Sturston, Tottington
and West Tofts were evacuated.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Military Records
- Roll of Honour
- World War 1.
Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc
These figures are from the population tables which were produced after the
10-yearly national censuses. The "Families" heading includes families and
There may be more people living in detached parts of the parish (if there
were any) and, if so, the number may or may not be included in the figures
above. It is quite difficult to be sure from the population tables.
See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers
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